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Design of a geostationary microwave precipitation radiometer
Author(s): William J. Wilson; Daniel B. Eldred
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Paper Abstract

The Geostationary Microwave Precipitation Radiometer will be a passive microwave radiometer system to be flown on the NASA Geostationary Earth Observatory. This instrument will provide microwave images for meteorology. It will measure radiation from the Earth and its atmosphere in seven frequency bands from 37 to 220 GHz. The instrument will have a 4 m Cassegrain antenna which will be mechanically scanned to provide images of the Earth in approximately equals 2 hours.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1952, Surveillance Technologies and Imaging Components, (15 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161391
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William J. Wilson, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Daniel B. Eldred, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1952:
Surveillance Technologies and Imaging Components
Sankaran Gowrinathan; C. Bruce Johnson; James F. Shanley, Editor(s)

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